You can now join Mr Orr for a zoom meeting every weekday morning at 9.15am. Your parents and carers have been sent the details for how to join and they can email the class account if they are having any problems — firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start with 15 minutes on TTrockstars.
Start maths with our times table practice from our little booklet. This will be the second time through this booklet, this is to ensure that you can thoroughly practice your 8 times tables. Please write the whole number sentences in your home learning journals. Look at the bottom of today's page for the answers.
Fluent in 5:
In this lesson, we will explore the size of different unit fractions. We will compare and order these fractions, focusing on their denominators before we apply this knowledge to compare unit fractions of the same quantity. Click on the link below to start the lesson:
Here is a fraction wall that will help you in this lesson:
The words this week all end with -sion. How many can you think of?
Write each word three times and then write a sentence for each word. Ask someone in your house to help test you.
Listen to chapter 16 of Tilly and the Time Machine and then answer the questions below.
Read Pie Corbett’s poem: ‘Six things found in a Hobbit’s knapsack’.
Six things found in a Hobbit’s Knapsack
A wasp’s sting to startle unwary goblins.
Two leather-bound books. One titled, ‘Tunnel digging for beginners’ and the other, ‘Wolves and methods for their avoidance’.
A purse of never-ending wishes.
A pot of gold found at the end of a rainbow.
A pair of twelve-league boots.
A fur-lined cape, the colour of rock, for keeping warm in the winter and using as camouflage.
Think back to yesterday's lesson when you thought about what you might find in a goblin's bag or suitcase. Using those ideas, write a similar poem to the one above. You can have more than six things and you can include illustrations. You can call your poem 'Things you can find in a goblin's bag' if you like.
What is a tsunami? Talk to someone at home if you are able to.
Follow the slides below to find out what a tsunami is.
Watch the following video of the devastating effects of a tsunami; this is a tsunami which hit Japan on 11th March 2011:
Follow these instructions and see if you can create your own mini-tsunamis at home:
Create a your own set tsunami safety rules for children to follow.